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Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Doctorate or PhD
Job type:
Full time
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17 Apr, 2018

Academic position in Microeconomics and Applied Econometrics - HEC Liège

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This chair includes at least four courses: (1) The introductory course in microeconomics (5 crédits ECTS) intended for Bac 1 students in Economics and Management (in French); (2) The course Advanced Microeconomics from the Master in Economics (compulsory, 6 credits ECTS); (3) The course of Applied Microeconometrics from the Master in Economics (5 credits ECTS); and (4) A specialized course (5 credits ECTS) to be defined according to the chosen candidate’s profile. All the Master’s courses are taught in English.

The candidate will, in addition, be expected to supervise internships and theses in economics. He/she will be asked to organize a workshop within the scope of the skills portfolio linked to microeconometrics and data processing and to participate in community outreach.


This post requires a strong commitment to developing research conducted within the economics department of HEC® Liège.The candidate will be expected to supervise PhD students in micro-econometrics.

Community Outreach

The post involves participation in the academic life of the economics department and HEC® Liège.


  • The ideal candidate will hold a doctoral degree in economics.
  • The candidate will demonstrate an ability to lecture in French and English.
  • The candidate will also demonstrate an ability to teach introductory economics in Bac 1.
  • The candidate should have a thorough knowledge of micro-econometrics methods and their implementation.
  • The candidate will demonstrate his or her ability to carry research at an international level certified by publications in scientific journals.
  • The candidate should propose a research program that is complementary with the research currently conducted in the economics department. He/she should contribute to the development of the research in the “Economic Analysis and Policy” field.
  • The candidate should commit to leading scientific research in his/her field and to contributing to the high reputation of HEC® Liège internationally.
  • The candidate will be expected to supervise PhD students in micro-econometrics.
  • The candidate will contribute to the development of micro-econometrics at HEC® Liège through teaching and research.
  • The candidate will contribute to the school’s international standing.
  • The candidate will actively participate in the functioning of the economics department.
Tenure track candidates start with limited teaching duties allowing them to allocate 40% of their working time to research activities. A positive evaluation at the end of the probation period is subject to the candidate’s demonstrated performance in teaching and research. In particular, the candidate is expected to

  • deliver high quality teaching;
  • develop new and active teaching methods;
  • supervise Master theses;
  • contribute to the continuing evolution of the School’s teaching programs;
  • publish scientific articles in relevant and top-tier refereed journals, as well as books and book chapters;
  • develop new research projects and write grant proposals for attracting internal and external research funding;
  • supervise doctoral research;
  • be involved in international research networks;
  • actively take part in the organization of research activities of the corresponding strategic field at HEC Liège, such as research seminars, workshops, and scientific conferences;
  • participate in research projects and missions for the account of, and grow partnerships with, private organizations and/or public authorities.
Application package:

  • Motivation letter and curriculum vitae showing the experience/expertise of the candidate in microeconomics and applied econometrics;
  • List of recent publications and international and national collaborations/projects;
  • Letter describing their research project;
  • Recommendation letters

To be sent, by registered post, to Professor A. Corhay, Recteur, Université de Liège, 7 Place du 20 Août, 4000 Liège, Belgium, by April, 17 2018 with an electronic copy to
For further information, contact Professor B. Thiry (